Cool Down And Work Through Anger

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575427605
Size: 56.60 MB
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Everyone gets angry, so it’s never too early for children to learn to recognize feelings of anger, express them, and build skills for coping with anger in helpful, appropriate ways. Children learn that it is okay to feel angry—but not okay to hurt anyone with actions or words. They discover concrete skills for working through anger: self-calming, thinking, getting help from a trusted person, talking and listening, apologizing, being patient, and viewing others positively. Reassuring and supportive, the book helps preschool and primary-age children see that when they cool down and work through anger, they can feel peaceful again.

Cool Down And Work Through Anger C Lmate Y Supera La Ira

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575425874
Size: 59.36 MB
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Reassuring and supportive, this book helps preschool and primary children learn concrete social skills for anger management and discover that when they cool down and work through anger, they can feel peaceful again. The English-Spanish editions from the popular Learning to Get Along series help children learn, understand, and practice basic social and emotional skills. Real-life situations and lots of diversity make these read-aloud books appropriate for homes, childcare settings, and primary and special education classrooms. Presented in a social story format, each bilingual book includes a special section for adults, with discussion questions, games, activities, and tips that reinforce improving social skills.

Have Courage

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575425971
Size: 62.28 MB
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Help children develop the attitudes and skills of courage and assertiveness in order to make wise choices and work through challenges. Children learn to do what they think is right and be brave, even if it’s hard. They learn to distinguish between expectations set by trusted adults and hurtful, wrong, or dangerous things adults or children might pressure them to do. The book also highlights trying new things, taking reasonable risks, and speaking up. Being the Best Me Series: From the author of the popular Learning to Get Along® books comes a one-of-a-kind character-development series. Each of the first six books in the Being the Best Me! series helps children learn, understand, and develop attitudes and positive character traits that strengthen self-confidence and a sense of purpose. Each book focuses on a specific attitude or character trait—optimism, self-esteem, assertiveness, resilience, integrity, and forgiveness. Also included are discussion questions, games, activities, and additional information for adults. Filled with diversity, these social story books will be welcome in school, home, and childcare settings.

Feel Confident

Author: Cheri J. Meiners
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 157542634X
Size: 19.80 MB
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Empower children to recognize their individual worth and develop confidence in themselves, their abilities, and the choices they make. Children learn that they can speak up, expect and show respect, try new things, and believe in themselves. Confidence-building skills of accepting yourself, asking for what you need, making decisions, solving problems, and communicating are also discussed. Young children will respond to the true-to-life situations and colorful illustrations. Being the Best Me Series: From the author of the popular Learning to Get Along® books come the first two books in this one-of-a-kind character-development series. Each book focuses on specific attitude or character traits—such as optimism, courage, resilience, imagination, personal power, decision-making, and work ethics. Also included are discussion questions, games, activities, and additional information adults can use to reinforce the concepts children are learning. Filled with diversity, these read-aloud books will be welcome in school, home, and childcare settings.

Handbook Of Social Work Practice With Vulnerable And Resilient Populations

Author: Alex Gitterman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231537018
Size: 47.72 MB
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When community and family support systems are weak or unavailable, and when internal resources fail, populations that struggle with chronic, persistent, acute, and/or unexpected problems become vulnerable to physical, cognitive, emotional, and social deterioration. Yet despite numerous risk factors, a large number of vulnerable people do live happy and productive lives. This best-selling handbook examines not only risk and vulnerability factors in disadvantaged populations but also resilience and protective strategies for managing and overcoming adversity. This third edition reflects new demographic data, research findings, and theoretical developments and accounts for changing economic and political realities, including immigration and health care policy reforms. Contributors have expanded their essays to include practice with individuals, families, and groups, and new chapters consider working with military members and their families, victims and survivors of terrorism and torture, bullied children, and young men of color.

Cool Calm And Confident

Author: Lisa M. Schab
Publisher: New Harbinger Publications
ISBN: 9781608824786
Size: 74.57 MB
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Self-assured, assertive kids are not only less likely to be picked on by their peers, they're also less likely to bully others. But it's not always easy for children to find a healthy middle ground between passivity and aggression. If your child is a frequent target for bullies, or has begun to tease and take advantage of other kids, the easy and effective activities in Cool, Calm, and Confident can help. These simple exercises help children stand up for themselves without coming across as aggressive, learn to be both kind and assertive, and develop self-confidence and a positive self-image. Using this workbook is an easy and effective way to instill self-esteem in both passive and aggressive children-a strength that will prove invaluable in childhood, in their teenage years, and throughout their lives. Help children to: Learn the difference between passive, aggressive, and assertive behavior; behave in ways that discourage teasing; understand their rights and stand up for themselves; stay calm and learn skills for managing anger; and make real and lasting friendships.

Stars Teacher Counselor Manual

Author: Jan Stewart
Publisher: Hunter House
ISBN: 9780897933087
Size: 62.27 MB
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This interactive workbook offers teachers and counselors specific, easy-to-use strategies for approaching difficult but important issues of emotional literacy in the lives of middle school students.

Pe Connections

Author: Thomas M. Fleming
Publisher: Human Kinetics
ISBN: 9780736059107
Size: 34.52 MB
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-Develop new instructional strategies that lead to positive growth in young people. -Blend instruction options to take the physical activity experience to another level. -Move toward a coordinated school health approach. -Provide 136 teacher-tested, developmentally appropriate, fun, and creative activities to foster a love of physical activity. Teachers want their students to be successful--not just in the classroom, but throughout their lives as well. Through PE Connections: Helping Kids Succeed Through Physical Activity, teachers can provide the experiences that help students succeed in a much broader sense than is usually associated with a physical education class. PE Connections accomplishes this by offering teachers and after-school care providers three instructional approaches that expand the definition of student success: teaching quality physical education, building social and personal competencies through developmental assets, and creating the foundation for a coordinated school health program. The activities in the book are the integration of physical activity, development of social competencies, and health strategies. This multifaceted text -offers traditional teaching of movement patterns, fitness concepts, and social interaction skills; -provides 136 fun physical activities that meet the movement skill, fitness, and social competency objectives as outlined in NASPE standards 5 and 6; and -goes beyond the standards by exposing students to success-building strategies not normally offered in physical education classes. Some of the activities offer suggestions to encourage the partnering of parents, schools, and community organizations to provide the supportive environment that children need for healthy development. Others provide asset-building tools that either reinforce or build a particular asset or life skill, such as peaceful conflict resolution, personal power, and self-esteem. The result is a unique book that fosters a love of physical activity and spurs personal growth. PE Connections also -groups activities by equipment type and suggests creative ideas for using existing equipment, -offers modifications for the activities; and -provides an appendix that helps teachers modify lessons for students with physical disabilities. PE Connections comes with easy-to-reproduce flash card masters and exercise pictures, an activity finder chart, and tips and guidelines for developing or improving coordinated school health programming. In addition, for each activity it lists specific developmental assets or teaching tips for developing the whole child. With its fresh approach, creative activities, and focus on building successful experiences, PE Connections sheds new light on what it means to be successful in physical activity settings.

Psychology Made Easy

Author: Chuck Tilton Falcon
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780962825415
Size: 61.65 MB
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A very simple, practical guide for the general public for overcoming every common personal problem. National Mental Health Association: "a good reference book ... easy-to-read ... like reading a self-help medical guide." Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy: "highly recommended ... of immense benefit to the American public ... with utmost sensitivity & know-how" Keep psychology's best counseling information at your fingertips & save yourself & your loved ones thousands of dollars in psychotherapy expenses. The book covers happiness, love, communication skills, problem solving, stress, loneliness, shyness, flirting, dating, date rape, deciding if a relationship is good for you or not, assertiveness, job hunting, workplace sexual harassment, sexual problems, pregnancy decisions, things to consider before getting married, marriage, marital problems, raising children, divorce, middle age, old age, death, suicide, grief, depression, anger, anxiety, worry, fear, phobia, addictions, guilt, self-esteem, insomnia, nervous habits, obesity, abuse, anorexia, bulimia, getting over the past & choosing & working with a counselor. This book is a bargain compared to one session of counseling, packed with useful ideas from cover-to-cover & bound Smyth-sewn to open flat & to survive frequent use. Nationwide author tour. Newly acquired by three book clubs: behavioral Science Book Service, Nurses Bookclub, & Executive Program.